1 Mameita Gin, Japan, 1740

1 Mameita Gin, Japan, 1740

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Description (Brief)
One (1) mameita gin coin, Emperor Sakuramachi
Japan, ca 1740
Obverse Image: God of Plenty character.
Obverse Text: N/A
Reverse Image: Character for treasure, several era indicators.
Reverse Text: Romanization: HO / BUN (Translation: Bunsei treasure).
Currently not on view
Object Name
bean money
date made
place made
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 5.5 mm x 11.5 mm; 7/32 in x 7/16 in
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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